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Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Howard University Hospital Washington, DC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Howard University Hospital Clinical Pharmacist Specialists are an intelligent bunch that handles the core responsibilities at the hospital and in the Pharmacy Department. As a member of this team, you will know how to manage and develop clinical services of the department to support a high level of patient care and appropriate utilization of drug therapy through direct patient care activities, clinical services administration and staff education. We take pride in our understanding that every job, no matter how big or small affects the experience of our patients. And our team strives to assure that all hospital patients receive quality medical care and we want YOU to be a part of that effort.


Who are you?

We are looking for a passionate person who wants to join our Pharmacy department at Howard University Hospital. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Howard University hospital’s business objectives. Ideal candidates have experience in a fast-paced high growth environment and the ability to work part of a team.


What will you do?

  • Reviews pharmacy and organizational policies and procedures in regard to drug use and departmental readiness for regulatory audits.
  • Serves as a clinical specialist resource for pharmacists, nurses and physicians.
  • Provides clinical staff development services and instruction within area of expertise to pharmacy staff. Assists with evaluation of staff clinical activities and interventions.
  • Documents clinical activities that include, but are not limited to, disease-state management, general pharmacotherapeutic monitoring, pharmacokinetic monitoring, ADEs, education, and other patient care activities.
  • Promotes the use of the formulary when possible, but coordinates procurement of non-formulary drugs when necessary.


What do you need?

  • Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Completion of a PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in a specialized clinical area from an accredited program.
  • One (1) year of pharmacy experience in a clinical setting highly preferred.
  • Registration as a pharmacist in the District of Columbia or eligibility for registry through reciprocity.  BPS certification preferred.

Who do you report to?

  • Pharmacy Director

Howard University Hospital


Washington, DC
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